Charles Leblanc (Laval, Que.) has signed a minor league contract with the Angels. The deal includes an invite to MLB spring training.
My Canadian baseball news "But What Do I Know?" column discusses Jimmy Van Ostrand, Ashley Stephenson and Pat Hentgen.
The 1997 National League Cy Young Award won by Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez will be one of the new artifacts on display at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., when it opens for the season on May 3.
My weekly Canadian baseball news column discusses Tyler O'Neill, Fergie Jenkins, Jimmy Key and the 2023 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees announcement.
Kevin Glew's weekly Canadian baseball news column "But What Do I Know?" discusses Fergie Jenkins, Gary Carter, Reno Bertoia and Joey Votto.
The Miami Marlins designated Canadian infielder/outfielder Charles Leblanc for assignment on Wednesday.
October 2, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: – The Cleveland Guardians added catcher Bo Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) to their roster on Saturday and he made his major league debut when he replaced catcher Luke Maile in the sixth inning in the Guardians' 7-1 loss to the... Continue Reading →
September 25, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: – The Atlanta Braves announced on Thursday that right-hander Mike Soroka (Calgary, Alta.) has inflammation in his throwing elbow and they have shut him down for rest of the season. According to David O'Brien, of The Athletic, an MRI was done... Continue Reading →
September 11, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Please take a moment to remember Marty Boryczewski. He was a catcher with the Pioneer League’s Lethbridge Mounties in the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization in 1994 before moving on to a career in investment banking with Cantor Fitzgerald in New... Continue Reading →
August 28, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -The Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday that left-hander James Paxton (Ladner, B.C.) has been shut down for the season with a grade 2 lat tear. The Canuck southpaw, who had been working his way back from Tommy John... Continue Reading →